The journey of a thousand miles takes just one step. Josh "JB" Bowen is an 16 year fitness veteran who at 21 years of age got certified to a personal trainer and has not looked back since. A passionate trainer with a degree in Exercise Science from the University of Kentucky and certifications in: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) as well as many personal training certifications and a designation in exercise nutrition. JB is a published author, penning the books "12 Steps to Fitness Freedom", "Your Time is NOW" and "To the Grave on Empty" as well as a global top 10 finalist for Life Fitness' Personal Trainer to Watch program, where he was selected out of 1700 applicants in 46 countries as one of the worlds best. JB also received the 2018 PFP Personal Trainer of the Year, recognizing him as one of the industry best. JB is the owner/trainer of Aspire Fitness as well as the creator of the "Transformation Nation" a nick name he gives to the clients, as he believes everyone is under a transformation.
True fitness professionals are hard to come by in our industry. Fit Pros who understand their clients needs and wants and can guide them to achieving them do not come around very often. Aspire, we are proud to have a true fitness and strength professional in Andrew "Andy" Clark. Andy comes with a dynamic background from the United States Navy to a career in engineering to his current role as the owner of Clark Sports Performance and fitness professional at Aspire. Andrew earned a Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Kentucky. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS),and USA Weightlifting Level 1 Sport Performance Coach.Andrew has worked as a personal trainer and strength coach for 8 years after a career change from nuclear power generation. He has worked with a variety of clientele from; youth, high school, collegiate, and professional athletes in various sports, to 30-75 years old you want to look and feel better. Andy is a first class fitness professional who understands the value of his clients goals, their WHY and can motivate and inspire them to achieve them. His favorite quotes are: "Be the light you wish to see in the world." Gandhi"When the heart is right, the mind and body will follow." Coretta Scott King Aspire to Inspire
A native of Lexington and a 2003 Graduate of the University of KY Jamie is passionate about helping people in the Bluegrass achieve better health and fitness. She first obtained her certification from the NSCA in 2006 and her ACE Health Coaching Certification in 2015 however; her passion for health & fitness began in early childhood and has grown ever since. After becoming a mother in 2005 she began to value and better understands the importance of nutrition, mindfulness, and balance to improve overall health and wellness. Jamie believes that all of these things when in balance positively impacts our careers, families, lifestyle, and quality of life. Her mission is to guide her clients on their journey by meeting them where they are and understanding their lifestyle to develop sustainable change. She finds coaching them in proper exercise & body awareness, nutrition modification, and stress management improves confidence and creates a positive self-image; all of which generally lead to better health and improved body composition.